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MyLawBC Retired as of March 31

Happy Spring! We wanted to use today’s post to give you an update about one of the legal resources we’ve promoted in the past. MyLawBC, a website run by Legal Aid BC, will be retired as of March 31, 2...

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International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day that marks the many achievements of women and calls for action to address gender inequality. To mark this important day, we wanted to point out some...

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Privacy Rights Webinar and Resources

People’s Law School is hosting a free webinar next week on privacy rights in BC. The webinar will cover privacy rights in all kinds of situations, including background checks by employers, what types...

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Access to Justice Week BC 2023

February 4 to 10 marks Access to Justice (A2J) week in BC in 2023. This week is an opportunity to learn more about and participate in access to justice work being done around the province. Access...

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A Look Back at 2022

Happy 2023! We wanted to start off the new year by taking a moment to look back at some of our work in 2022. 2022 saw another grant cycle and the release of our new Law Books for Kids list, a lis...

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